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Fred Lynch

Tug of War at Capaha Park

Posted Wednesday, May 12, 2010, at 7:30 AM

These students of Cape Catholic High School are having a tug of war at Capaha Park in this picture taken by G.D. Fronabarger. The date is unknown but was during the 1950s.

Cape Girardeau Catholic High School opened in 1954. The name of the school was changed to Notre Dame High School in 1960. The Notre Dame Regional High School opened in 1998.

This item was published in the Southeast Missourian, May 17, 1958:

Cape Catholic pupils enjoyed field day at Capaha Park Wednesday. Activities, with all-school participation as part of the physical education requirement, began at 8:45, and Coach Tony Rubich, director of physical education, was assisted by Vernon Compas, the several team captains and faculty members in carrying out the day's program.


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  • Elroy Kinder Identification: Dark hair, brown eyes pretty girl, first far right...my future bride, Mary Susan Sciortino. Probably freshman, 1954.

    -- Posted by Elroy on Fri, May 14, 2010, at 11:10 AM
  • Sorry, Mary Susan must have been a senior. I did not note the publishing date!!

    -- Posted by Elroy on Fri, May 14, 2010, at 11:12 AM